4 03, 2014

Turtle season is here!

By |March 4th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

With the start of the nesting season we have started the turtle walk. Marine biologist, local patrollers, police and guests come together every night at 9pm for a 10min briefing on the turtles and then a 40min/1hour walk around the island hoping to find a nesting green or hawksbill turtle! If the turtle nests the [...]

11 10, 2011

Ms.Yi Lun from Taiwan

By |October 11th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Ms.Yi Lun from Taiwan enjoyed her 1 week holidays with us. We found a big turtle swimming besides jetty at her arrival, it looks like the turtle welcoming her, also  she was lucky to see the baby turtles,too.  Yi Lun took an Open Water Course with our Instructor Eleonora, she is happy to discover the new world of underwater. 台湾からのイールンさんは1週間の休暇をポンポン島で過ごしたのよ。リゾート到着時は桟橋付近を泳ぐ大きな海亀を発見。まるでイールンさんへウェルカムのご挨拶をしているようだったわね。それに、ラッキーなことにリゾートで保護している海亀の巣からうまれた赤ちゃん海亀も見れたのよ。また、リゾートではインストラクターのエレオノラからオープンウォーターのダイビングライセンスも取得!水中世界という新しい体験と世界が広がって彼女もとってもうれしそうだったわ! [...]

23 09, 2011

Thank you to Helen and David!

By |September 23rd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Helen and David are our lovely Turtle sponsors from the UK, who have sponsored our nest of 101 Green Turtle eggs laid on the 4th of September. Helen and David joined our Patrol that night and were able to witness when the Mother Turtle laid her eggs! It was also another busy day at the [...]

15 09, 2011

Baby Turtles Hatching

By |September 15th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday we had some new arrivals at the hatchery, it looks like being a busy week, as there are many nests due at the moment.  One of the babies was born earlier, but released okay, then the rest came at 5pm, all very active, and released immediately to the sea. [...]

31 08, 2011

Lots of new Mum and Dad Turtle Sponsors this week!

By |August 31st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wow, we have to say a HUGE thank you to all the Turtle Sponsors who have very generously supported our Turtle Conservation Fund by sponsoring one of our Turtle Nests.  Its great to get the support of our guests for this project, and its certainly been a busy month for all the new eggs we [...]

28 07, 2011

Baby Turtle Hatch!

By |July 28th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Raimond, Roberto, Eman and Yan have been busy this week with Turtle Patrol, we have seen turtles nesting on the volley ball field, and near our new Beach Villas.  Last night, we had a great find with our guests of 93 Green Turtle Eggs and 2 days previously we had 111.  Andy and Nadine, our [...]

16 07, 2011

Turtle Nest outside Beach Villa

By |July 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Last night our guests staying at Beach Villa 2 had a surprise when they saw a large Green Turtle outside their room making her nest.  We were lucky enough to be able to quietly watch her as she dug the hole then laid her eggs, as it was full moon there was no problem to [...]

12 07, 2011

Afternoon Arrivals

By |July 12th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

This afternoon another batch of our turtles arrived, this time lots of Green Turtle Babies, we had some guests that had only just arrived, so they were very happy to be able to join us for the release. Not such a high hatch rate this time, but all the babies born were very lively.  We [...]

22 06, 2011

2 more turtle nests!

By |June 22nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

This week, our turtle patrol has had another successful week having found 2 turtles laying nests.  The first nest was a Green turtle laying 84 eggs and finishing at12.30am, our guests wanted to stay with the patrol till the end and were lucky enough to see the mother return to the sea, although they were [...]

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